AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 LOC chairman visits participating teams.
24 January 2024, 12:00 AM
29 February 2024, 12:00 AM
Chairman of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 Local Organizing Committee (LOC) HE Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani, has visited several teams participating in the tournament.
During visits to different Asian sides, Sheikh Hamad reaffirmed Qatar’s commitment to hosting a memorable edition of the AFC Asian Cup.
This will be the first time the AFC Asian Cu pis played on FIFA World Cup stadiums. Seven out of the nine stadiums used in the tournament previously hosted matches during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Qatar’s compact nature means that players and fans alike can stay in one place of accommodation throughout the competition.
He said: “Football unites people from across the world and provides a unique platform for the exchange of cultures, and building friendships that will last a lifetime. On behalf of everyone working to deliver the tournament, I welcome all our friends from Asia and beyond to enjoy a wonderful tournament.”
Sheikh Hamad met with players from Vietnam, Syria, the Korean Republic, Uzbekistan, Jordan, Thailand, Lebanon, IR Iran, the Kyrgyz Republic and Hong Kong, China. Plans are in place to meet the remaining participating nations throughout the tournament. A total of 24 countries are taking part in the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023, a tournament that Qatar is hosting for a record third time after successfully hosting it in 1988 and 2011.
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